Winston Churchill Quote

I am very glad there are quite a number of people born with a gift and a liking for all of this; like great chessplayers who play sixteen games at once blindfold and die quite soon of epilepsy. Serve them right! I hope the Mathematicians, however, are well rewarded. I promise never to blackleg their profession nor take the bread out of their mouths.


A Roving Commission (ed. 1951)

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I am very glad there are quite a number of people born with a gift and a liking for all of this; like great chessplayers who play sixteen games at...